Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
- The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: . At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 20%
Position of the Moon
On Sunday, December 9, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||12° 02' ||South|
|Longitude: ||66° 20' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 27.3"||16.30 mi||west||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||south||16.30 mi|
|1 hour||14° 27' 21.0"||978.03 mi||west||0° 10' 36.7"||12.16 mi||south||977.78 mi|
|24 hours||13° 29' 26.4"||912.75 mi||east||3° 54' 42.7"||268.95 mi||south||944.48 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Rio Branco||Sun 8:36 AM||279 km||174 miles||151 nm|| NW|
|Porto Velho||Sun 8:36 AM||450 km||280 miles||243 nm|| NE|
|La Paz||Sun 8:36 AM||531 km||330 miles||287 nm|| SSW|
|Sucre||Sun 8:36 AM||783 km||486 miles||423 nm|| S|
|Lima||Sun 7:36 AM||1166 km||724 miles||629 nm|| W|
|Manaus||Sun 8:36 AM||1207 km||750 miles||652 nm|| NE|
|Asuncion *||Sun 9:36 AM||1728 km||1074 miles||933 nm|| SSE|
|Guayaquil||Sun 7:36 AM||1850 km||1149 miles||999 nm|| NW|
|Quito||Sun 7:36 AM||1874 km||1165 miles||1012 nm|| NW|
|Bogota||Sun 7:36 AM||2034 km||1264 miles||1098 nm|| NNW|
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